The Consolidation Imperative Maximizing Security, ROI and Environmental Benefits with Fortinet Solutions Todd Craw – FL Channel SE - June 2010. Consolidation is all Around Us. Just a few examples: Discrete MP3 Player, Camera, Phone = iPhone or Android
The Consolidation ImperativeMaximizing Security, ROI and Environmental Benefits with Fortinet SolutionsTodd Craw – FL Channel SE - June 2010
Just a few examples:
And most importantly:
Dynamic threat landscape
Slowing growth of IT budgets
Easier Mangement – Lower Opex
Fewer Devices – Lower Capex
Reductions in Footprint
Antispam recognizes email as spam
Blocks message from user’s inbox
Higher Capex for multiple products
Increases network complexity and operational costs – training & support
Discrete security technologies such as VPN, AV, IPS, WCF, AntiSpam have become commodities!
Comprehensive security approach
Quickly react to individual threats
Firewall / VPN
¼ Physical Space
¼ Power Consumption
FortiOS is the security hardened operating system that powers all FortiGate multi-threat security systems. The CLI and GUI are the same across all applicances.
Enforces security policy for over 1000 applications, regardless of port or protocol used for communication
Facilitates inspection for evasive applications using non-standard ports, port-hopping, or tunneling within trusted applications
More flexible and fine-grained policy control
Deeper visibility into network traffic
FortiOS 4.2 adds shaping to any application!
Proxies SSL encrypted traffic, inspecting for threats and applying policy to traffic that is invisible to other security devices.
Inspect otherwise hidden communication
Increased protection for secure web/app servers
Improved visibility into network traffic
Supports HTTPS, POP3S, SMTPS, and IMAPS protocols
Keep sensitive, confidential, and proprietary data from escaping defined network perimeter
Integrates with Application Control and SSL Inspection
Works across any application and encrypted traffic
Configurable actions (block / log)
Provides audit trails for data and files
Aides in legislative compliance
Protects an organization’s sensitive information
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Benefits: Protection of sensitive information such as case histories from county courts, county finance information, land records
- Aggregate, analyze and report on log data traversing the distributed network.
“The Fortinet solution is surpassing our high expectations and demands. Though we were seeking a performance and throughput improvement, we now also have less boxes to manage, 24/7 availability even if a datacenter goes down and a way to report on network usage without taking the entire network down.”
Brian Bernard, senior network administrator
Lee County Clerk of Courts
“Managing multiple restaurant locations nationwide, it was very important for us to select a network security solution that was cost-effective, easy to use and offered central management while ensuring Federal compliance regulations. The FortiGate product line is allowing us to offer enterprise-level network security to our restaurants as well as complying with government regulations such as PCI mandates.”
Greg May, Chief Technology Officer
Products:FortiGate™-1000 (replaced Norton and Microsoft), FortiAnalyzer™-100
Solution:Antivirus and intrusion prevention
Where: FortiGate™-1000 to provide antivirus, firewall and intrusion prevention for network
- FortiAnalyzer™-100 to easily analyze and log traffic traversing the network of more than 800 computers
"In our first 107 days of having the Fortinet solution deployed, we did not have a second of downtime. Although we experienced 381,407 attempted attacks against our network, the Fortinet solution blocked and protected us from every single attack."
Bridget Dancy, CIO
Circuit Court of Cook County